Say What? Insight Into Language Barriers

“You want to live here then speak our language. Otherwise go back!” Sound familiar? I certainly have never told anyone that, but I know a lot of people who have. I see it posted on social media daily. It’s embedded into conversations even. I can’t vouch for other countries though. I don’t know, if say, … Read moreSay What? Insight Into Language Barriers

When Egypt Ends Up In My Back Pocket

Some days are not always about Egypt. I want them to be but they aren’t. Take today for instance. I had such a great mindset this morning. I was going to have some coffee, sit out back with the dogs and write a bunch of stuff up about my trip planning for you. Then life … Read moreWhen Egypt Ends Up In My Back Pocket

What Happens When Excitement Overwhelms Me

I experience tons of excitement  when I’m doing my research. As most of you know, I have severe anxiety issues and often have major panic attacks. Not all of these panic attacks besiege me because of negative thoughts. There are times when I get really excited about something and my brain overreacts to the slightest … Read moreWhat Happens When Excitement Overwhelms Me

Why Egypt?

“Why Egypt?” It’s the one question I get asked the most when I mention my intentions on visiting the North African country. My two answers: I don’t know. I know, but it’s hard to explain. Pretty contradictory huh? Yeah I know. Several months ago, like forever ago it seems, I dated an Egyptian Muslim man … Read moreWhy Egypt?